Reports show that a significant portion of the capacity of flights from Iran to Iraq has been sold out in the days leading to the Arba’een ceremony, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
A number of development projects worth 2.7 trillion rials (about $20 million) were inaugurated at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport on Tuesday.
Iran Airports Company registered 230,136 takeoffs and landings during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), which show a 10% decline compared with the similar period of last year.
Iran’s currency market has lost some of its fluctuating fervor in the past few days, leading to hopes that airlines will also bring down their skyrocketing prices, as some have already done so.
Qatar Airways Group has expressed its commitment to continuing flights to Iran, saying it will not be affected by the US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
The Iranian defense ministry unveiled the country’s first home-made advanced heavy aerial firefighting system mounted on jet planes to extinguish wildfire.
Iran Air: Govt to help pay off loans for ATR 72-600 using bonds originally intended for new aircraft
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President Hassan Rouhani arrived in New York to take part in the 73rd high-profile meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.
The return of US sanctions against Iran in Aug-2018 is having a significant impact on the Iran-Western Europe aviation market.
Renovation of terminals 1 and 2 of Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport is expected to become complete by the end of the next fiscal year in March 2020.
British Airways has announced it will stop London-Tehran direct flights on September 22.
TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – Payam International Airport in Karaj, which used to just serve cargo planes, opened its passenger terminal on Thursday letting pilgrims to Mashhad leave Karaj for Mashhad with no need to use Mehrabad, a 30-km away airport in Tehran. The official launch will be later celebrated in a ceremony after religious mourning days in Iran.
Iran will file a lawsuit against the Franco-Italian turboprop planemaker ATR over breaking its contract with Tehran under US sanctions, head of the Iranian parliament’s Civil Commission said Wednesday.
Larestan International Airport located near Lar, a city and capital of Larestan County in Fars Province, will operate flights to Muscat, the capital of Oman, from August 29, the news service of
Ayatollah Khamenei also thanked Brigadier General Hassan Shah Safi, who had previously held the post, for his great efforts and services.
Iran Airports & Air Navigation Company, an arm of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, has purchased €81.38 million worth of airport equipment since the nuclear deal was signed between Iran and world powers in 2015, the ministry’s news service reported.
Farzaneh Sharafbafi, Director of the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran, says that they are working to receive the 3 remaining ATR planes despite the risk of US sanctions.
Delivering the five ATR passenger aircraft to Iran is the European Union’s positive step towards fulfilling its obligations, and the result of wisdom and constructive talk with the world, Iranian Minister of Road and Urban Development said on Sunday.
“Pilot error” has been the reason for the plane crash in Tehran-Yasouj flight, announced the Civil Aviation Organization of Islamic Republic of Iran (CAO.IRI).
Le Maire further explained that he has been involved in talks with his American counterpart and was willing to discuss the future of other sectors:
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi and some of the country’s aviation officials attended the inauguration ceremony.
Iran’s flag carrier airline, Iran Air, has no plan to renovate its fleet with Russian-made Sukhoi jets, even now that buying aircraft from western planemakers has faced serious challenges amid US sanctions.
At 0845 BST, the FTSE 100 was 0.7% lower at 7,624.26, while the pound was up 0.2% against the dollar at 1.3147 and flat versus the euro at 1.1208.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri, said on a visit to Pakistan today that Iran is trying to jointly manufacture defense equipment with the neighboring country.
On July 2, ATR applied for an export license from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control to allow it to resume deliveries of 20 ATR72-600s ordered in 2016. The manufacturer had delivered eight of the twin-turboprop regional airliners before the U.S. reimposed sanctions.
Foreign airlines carried 5.37 million passengers via 40,000 flights while domestic airlines moved 6.653 million passengers through 46,000 international flights last year (March 2016-17
Rostami said that the return of the pilgrims from Jeddah airport will start on the 25th of August and will continue until the 13th of September.
Out of the 51, eight are among the top 10 airlines of the world, namely Air France, Lufthansa, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Emirates and Thai Airways.
TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (MNA) – Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) authorities have said that the terminal 1 of the airport is poised to dispatch about 27,000 Hajj pilgrims
France says the US has rejected its request to exempt French companies from sanctions that Washington plans to impose against Iran.
In a wake of the decision by the White House on May 8 to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran, European vendors may still keep a presence in the Persian market through Russian OEMs.
In a two-day visit to India, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley categorically stated that India should look for alternate sources of oil and cut its dependence on Iran for the same.